Failure at Capturing Wild Yeast

April 2007 attempt at capturing wild yeast . July 2007 bread failure . July 2007 2nd attempt to capture wild yeast . July 2007 bread success! . July 2007 another success! . August 2007 sourdough rye . January 2008 malted wildbread . June 2012 wild yeast capture . June 2012 Wild Bread (Tartine) . travelling with sourdough starter . hand-kneading slack dough

When the weather turned warm, I decided to try capturing wild yeast again. I tried making bread too soon and here are the disastrous results:

sourdough flatbread © ejm July 2007

The bread was so hard and sour smelling that even with our sharpest largest knife, it was difficult to break it up into small pieces for the composter... in retrospect, I should have used our hacksaw.

sourdough flatbread © ejm July 2007

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